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SpecialEffect celebrates ten years of life changing work

CEO Dr Mick Donegan reflects on a decade of charity work, the benefits of video games, and how to make them more accessible

By Haydn Taylor

Steam, Samsung and Halo all coming to Windows Mixed Reality

SteamVR preview now available to developers, Samsung Odyssey headset announced, and Halo Recruit VR experience will launch on October 17

By Matthew Handrahan

The GamesIndustry.biz Podcast: Composing for Early Access with Gareth Coker

We talk to the man behind the music of Ark: Survival Evolved and Ori and the Blind Forest

By James Batchelor

AltspaceVR is now part of Microsoft

Social VR company saved from going out of business by acquisition deal

By Matthew Handrahan

Immortals split threatens Counter-Strike team

Five-man squad sees one player fired, two more indefinitely suspended after missing tournament matches, making Twitter death threat

By Brendan Sinclair

Riot dev out after taking shots at oft-banned player

League of Legends studio apologizes to Tyler1 after lead experience designer speculates on his demise

By Brendan Sinclair

Sonic the Hedgehog movie lands at Paramount

Producer behind Fast and the Furious franchise and Blue Streak teams up with Blur Studio co-founder for live-action/CG movie

By Brendan Sinclair

Waking up to localization

Supporting a variety of languages at launch made a huge difference for Figment, says Bedtime Digital CEO Klaus Pedersen

By Brendan Sinclair

Turtle Rock's VR push: "It really is the future of computing"

Left 4 Dead studio will continue traditional development but envisions always having a team dedicated to VR, says GM Steve Goldstein

By James Brightman

Hawken studio kills PC edition to "refocus development efforts"

Game will be canned on January 2nd, 2018, DLC and other premium content already pulled

By James Batchelor

IndieBox shuts down subscription service

Company will be moving in new direction but promises more collector's editions in the future

By Haydn Taylor

Sports Interactive relocates to Here East

Studio director Miles Jacobson: It's the "sweet spot where sport and technology meet"

By Haydn Taylor

Silicon Echo's reputation is "destroyed beyond repair" after Steam's fake game crackdown

Studio "forced to give up game development" after its entire catalogue was removed from leading PC marketplace

By James Batchelor

Unity reacts to Switch development woes

“More than 30% of games on Switch are made with Unity”

By Christopher Dring

Andrew House leaving Sony after 27 years

Will remain as chairman until the end of the year, is immediately succeeded by Tsuyoshi ' John' Kodera

By James Batchelor

How to support the next generation of game developers

Game development requires a diverse range of skills and experience, but is the industry doing everything it can to equip graduates for life after university?

By Haydn Taylor

Final Fantasy XIV: Closing in on peak WoW

At 10m players and counting, director Naoki Yoshida tells us how a generous free trial and a TV-style structure has driven the MMO to an all-new high

By James Batchelor

Bungie goes indie, BioWare gets bought

10 Years Ago This Month: Halo studio gets its freedom from Microsoft as Electronic Arts acquires Mass Effect maker and Pandemic

By Brendan Sinclair

Alibaba planning to establish dedicated games business unit

Chinese e-commerce giant acquires online games firm EJoy, aims to "pursue excellence" in the industry

By James Batchelor

Daedalic Entertainment: "1,000 releases in six weeks? It's crazy"

CEO Carsten Fichtelmann on his hopes for a higher Steam Direct fee, and the impact the boom in releases could have on PC developers

By Matthew Handrahan

Sony releasing updated PlayStation VR in Japan this month

Western release to follow, introduces stereo headphone cable support and new Processor Unit with HDR pass through

By James Batchelor

Jeff Kaplan: ''It often feels like there is no winning'' against toxic Overwatch users

Game director says forums don't feel like a safe environment for his team

By Haydn Taylor

Plague Inc surpasses 100m players

Mobile strategy game has seen users wipe out all human life on Earth 1.5bn times

FIFA 18 takes No.1, three out of five copies sold on PS4

Switch version accounts for less than 3% of sales in latest UK retail charts

By James Batchelor

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